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Practice Nurse at 30!

Practice Nurse was launched 30 years ago in 1988, and goodness, how things have changed since then. We look back at the past three decades of general practice, while contributors share their memories general practice nursing and look to the future

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Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management. NICE NG80, 29 November 2017

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks. The investment and training required to implement the guideline will take time. In the meantime, primary care services should implement what they can of the recommendations, using currently available approaches to diagnosis until the infrastructure for objective testing is in place.

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Measles: clinical review

Dr Kirsty Le Doare and Dr Nuria Martinez-Alier describe the signs and symptoms of measles and outline its treatment and prognosis. Key learning points for general practice nurses and other healthcare professionals include mode of transmission, taking a history, progress of the disease and potential complications.

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18 January 2018Vol 48 • Number 1


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Code: GYN-2016-007
Date of preparation: April 2016

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